• Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Participates in ZIka Vaccine Research Trial

    The Research Institute at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) is recruiting healthy people between the ages of 15 and 35 years to participate in a clinical trial in which they might receive an experimental vaccine against the Zika Virus. This research is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) based in Bethesda, Maryland. The Zika vaccine does not contain live or inactivated Zika vir...

  • Record Breaking Verdict Awarded in Cameron County

    On October 11, 2017 in the 107th District Court in Cameron County, a record breaking verdict was made. The clients of the Law Offices of Javier Villarreal were involved in a fender bender in 2012.  When Allstate tried to settle out of court with a $7,000 settlement, the offer was declined. The case went to trial and was ruled in favor of the client.  The jury awarded $350,000 to the client.  This is the highest non-surgical soft tissue injury awarded in Cameron and Hi...
  • DHR to Host 12th Annual "Fishing For Hope" Tournament

    One of the largest non-profit tournaments on the Texas coast, the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance “Fishing for Hope” Tournament is a family-friendly and fun event for people of all ages. This year’s tournament will feature a live concert, dinner, the legendary stars auction, and much more! All proceeds from “Fishing for Hope” will once again benefit the Hope Family Health Center. Hope Family Health Center (HFHC) is located in McAllen and is run by local...

  • Valley Native, Charlie Clark, Green Ghost Goes Green to Help Save the Planet

    Charlie Clark purchased one of the largest conservations in the world. Charlie's preservation, located in Chile, will help preserve mother Earth and educate world leaders on creating a "greener" planet to try and reduce global warming. With strong beliefs towards going "green" as well, Douglas Tompkins, co-founder of North Face Clothing and Gear, and his wife Kristine both agreed to sell  Over the past 50 years, the average global temperature has increased...

  • Local Businessman Receives National Award for Life Service Award

    Joe LaMantia Jr., founder of L&F Distributors, was recognized Monday morning at the National Beer Wholesaler Association’s 80th annual convention and trade show. Joe founded L&F Distributors, a beer, wine and liquor distributor, in McAllen, TX in 1978. He, along with his five children have grown the business from 20 employees, to more than 1,200 employees across Texas- Mexico border and Southeastern New Mexico. His vision and drive also led to the state-wide distributi...

  • Laguna Vista to Unveil Aircraft Carrier Memorial

    The ceremony will take place on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11

  • New Driver License Center Set to Open Monday

    The building is located in Edinburg.

  • HEB Family Donates $1M to Recovery Efforts in Hurricane Disaster Areas

    The family joined together in a personal contribution to the Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group Fund.

  • Ride for Rotary 2017

    The Rotary Club of Historic Brownsville will host Ride for Rotary on October 15, 2017. The event will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Brownsville Event Center, located at 1 Event Center, Brownsville, Texas 78526, and will end at Louie’s Backyard, located at 2305 Boulevard, South Padre Island, Texas 78597. The participants will cross the causeway on Highway 100 at 11:00 a.m. This is the seventh year that Rotary will host the ride. The ride draws participation from cyclists of all leve...
  • 4th Annual Veterans Health Fair To Provide Health, Education and Benefits To The Veteran Community

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) is partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) and other local and state agencies to host the “Veterans Health, Education, and Benefits Fair” on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

  • Former Patient Uses his "Wish" to Donate Toys to Playroom at the Children's Center at Renaissance

    Edgar Barajas was just 10 years old when he was diagnosed with an unusual form of leukemia. When he was contacted by Make-A-Wish® Rio Grande Valley, he decided to use his wish to help brighten the spirits of kids like him. On October 5, 2017, Edgar and Make-A-Wish® stopped by the Children’s Center at Renaissance to donate gifts that Edgar picked out during his shopping spree. As a former patient at the Children’s Center at Renaissance, Edgar understands the strug...

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Announces New Robotic- Assisted Rehabilitation Treatment

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) is proud to announce that the Rehabilitation Hospital at Renaissance now offers enhanced rehabilitation services for their patients through the use of Ekso Bionics’ patented technology. 

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Announces New Robotic-Assisted Rehabilitation Treatment

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) is proud to announce that the Rehabilitation Hospital at Renaissance now offers enhanced rehabilitation services for their patients through the use of Ekso Bionics’ patented technology. Ekso Bionics is a leading robotic exoskeleton company and Ekso GT™ is the first exoskeleton cleared by the FDA for use with stroke and spinal cord injury levels to C7.  An announcement of this new technology is set to be made...

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Awarded Preinatal Certification

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) announced The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance (WHR) has earned Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns.                                      ...

  • Academy Sports and Outdoor to Give Back to Hurricane Victims

    In response to the tremendous work of first responders to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Academy Sports + Outdoor is holding a first responders event on September 16 and the 17.  On these dates, first responders will receive 10% off their purchase.  First responders will receive this discount through online verification and/or online coupon code; two. Responders must wear uniform or present valid ID to a store.
  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance First in the State of Texas to Become an Accredited Hernia Surgery Center of Excellence

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) is proud to announce it has been accredited as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation. The Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery (COEHS) program ensures that the safest, highest quality of care is delivered to hernia surgery patients.  

  • Cavender’s Joins in Efforts to Help Hurricane Victims

    The company will begin to sell t-shirts, with proceeds going to two organizations.

  • From left to right: Esmeralda Luna, MSN, RN; Jessica Garate, RNC-OB; Elana Carr, RNC-OB, C-EFM; Erica Garate, RN; Jessi

    For the Third Consecutive Year, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance receives Excellence Award in Three Areas

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) has received excellence awards in three women’s care areas. This is the third consecutive year that DHR has received this honor from Healthgrades, an online directory that provides comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. 

  • Lacks Unites with Community for Hurricane Harvey Relief

    Lacks Furniture has set up donation stations at all three of their Galleria stores in McAllen, Brownsville and Laredo to collect non-perishable food, water and supplies for families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Lacks is currently supporting the drive by spreading the word and reaching out to the community. Lacks employees have already started contributing to the cause by bringing in supplies such as baby food, toiletries, and much more. “Thousands of our friends and family hav...

  • Bert Ogden and Fiesta Dealerships "Fill The Truck."

    Due the recent hurricane and flooding conditions along the Texas coast the Bert Ogden Auto Group has implemented a “Fill The Truck” campaign in conjunction with The American Red Cross and UTRGV. 

  • Save a Life. Donate Blood in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is hosting a blood drive in order to give back towards the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. With blood drives cancelled for multiple days due to dangerous widespread flooding in Southeast Texas, all blood collection agencies in the U.S. are making every effort to meet the emergency blood needs of patients and ensure a sufficient blood supply in storm affected areas.  Donations will take place at Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance,...

  • Hurricane Harvey Storm Relief

    Monty Awbrey of Longhorn Paving and Oilfield Services is pushing to pack up and assist the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. Supplies from hygiene products, canned goods, blankets, baby items, and cleaning supplies are only a few items recommended in order to help with give back. The following are a list of drop-off locations: Payne Auto Group, Longhorn Paving and Oilfield Services, Ranch House Burgers, Desperado Harley Davidson, Fat Joe's Barbershop, Spaugy's Ice House, Mad...

  • VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System to Hold Veterans Town Hall in Edinburg, Texas

    A Veterans Town Hall will take place at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on Wednesday, September 6. This event will provide a presentation of the State of the Health Care System and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) priorities.

  • Lone Star National Bank Seeks Safety for Their Customers and Employees

    Based on recent updates form the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Harvey is expected to make landfall on the gulf coast of Texas on the night of Friday, August 25, 2017. Due to this recent severe weather threat, the following Lone Star Locations will be closed for business on Friday, August 25 and Saturday August 26 to ensure the safety of our employees and customers: 202 E. Queen Isabella Blvd., Port Isabel, TX 78578 601 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597 Established in...

  • Due to Harvey, South Texas College Campuses Closed Friday-Sunday

    In anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, all campuses at South Texas College will close on Friday 08/25/17 through Sunday 08/27/17. All activities planned for those days have been cancelled.

  • Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance 12th Annual Fishing for Hope Tournament Postponed October 21, 2017

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System (DHR) announced that the 12th Annual "Fishing for Hope" Tournament scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Louie's Backyard on South Padre Island has been postponed due to potentially dangerous storms forming in the Gulf of Mexico. The tournament is rescheduled for October 20-21, 2017.

  • Pediatric Patients at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance Receive Donation from Non-Profit Organization the Lift Brigade

    On August 2, 2017, the Lift Brigade stopped by the Children’s Center at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) to deliver a gift that started out as a wish. Current patients in the Children’s Center were all joined together to witness the unveiling of the donation. Diagnosed with Leukemia, Lance White was a patient at a Texas hospital when he was introduced to Nicolas Gonzalez, who is now a Child Life Specialist at DHR. Lance was referred to the Make a...

  • From a Dream to Big River Brewery

    Local brewer’s passion grew from reading a book.

  • Southern Exposures Youth Nature Photo Contest

    The annual Southern Exposures Youth Nature Photo contest will be ending on July 31st. This contest is a great opportunity for the youth of the Rio Grande Valley, ages 8-18, to take and enter their favorite nature shots. There will be cash prizes, a fantastic awards ceremony here at Quinta Mazatlan and free t-shirts for all participants. It is National Photography Month which means it is the perfect time to take some award-winning photographs!  Quinta Mazatlan and the Valley Land...

  • USCIS Rolls Out Mobile Form for Replacing Green Cards

    Form I-90 is now available in a mobile-responsive design

  • Local Student Achieves Top ACT Score

    On average, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score.

  • On A Raspa Run

    Izy Wizard, in Pharr, has been in operation for over 50 years.

  • Valley Automobile Dealers Announcing Recipients of Scholarships

    These five recipients will each receive $2,500 from the VADA Scholarship Fund.

  • Knapp, UTRGV Unveils Preview of Family Practice Residency Program

    Six resident physicians will be available at a new clinic. 

  • The Women’s Hospital at Renaissance Receives CuddleCot from Local Faith-Based Mothers Group

    The donated CuddleCot is designed to provide families of still born babies with the opportunity to spend time with their baby and properly say goodbye.

  • Pharr Community Theater Gives Kids a Chance to Perform

    Program provides courses for kids interested in the performing arts.

  • Brightwood College In Brownsville to Host Back To School Event

    Brightwood College in Brownsville will host a Back to School Event Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at the campus located at 1900 N. Expressway, Suite O. 

  • Safari Night at Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen Thursday

    Head over to Quinta Mazatlan on July 20th for a fun night of amazing magic, live safari animals, and wacky comedy by Safari Greg!

  • McAllen Medical Center Equips Neurosurgeons with Advanced Navigation and Imaging System

    Patients undergoing elective surgeries or facing life-threatening trauma may experience better outcomes.

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that the Rehabilitation Hospital at Renaissance has been accredited for a period of three years for its Adult, Children and Adolescents, and Stroke rehabilitation programs. This is the second consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body has given to the Rehabilitation Hospital at Renaissance. Located on the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) campus, the Rehabilitation Hos...
  • BUGFEST! Creatures that roam the grounds of Quinta Mazatlan!

    Hands-on activities for kids, live bugs and specimens on display from various collections.

  • Nocturnal Animals at Quinta Mazatlan

    Quinta Mazatlan will be presenting a special show that allows an up-close view of otherwise unapproachable wildlife.

  • McAllen Heart Hospital Honored with Mission: Lifeline Achievement Award from American Heart Association

    The American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program’s goal is to reduce system barriers to prompt treatment for heart attacks, beginning with the 9-1-1 call and continuing through hospital treatment.

  • Groundbreaking of New Emergency Room Facility in Brownsville

    Exceptional Health Care, Inc. is constructing an 18,000-square foot state-of-the-art emergency room facility. It’s one of five being built across the Rio Grande Valley.

  • Annual McAllen North Rotary Club Celebration Being Held Tonight

    This evening the McAllen North Rotary Club, founded in March 1984, celebrates its many accomplishments of the past 12 months and looks forward to the many opportunities available to it in the next 12 months.

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, University of Houston College of Pharmacy Open Satellite Program in Rio Grande Valley

    This new University of Houston College of Pharmacy program will also become a major teaching site for the College’s Professional Pharmacy Hispanic Healthcare Certificate Program. This is the first program of its kind in the nation. To announce this partnership, a press conference will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.

  • Program Offering Tire Drop-Off Sites Across the RGV

    More than 25 tire drop-off sites will be available.

  • Dr. Michael Burke

    Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance was honored to be a part of a life-changing surgery for a local pediatric patient. 

  • Porter Grad Wins New Car for Good Attendance

    The Cardenas Brownsville ISD Mazda Car Giveaway was the grand prize finale to the 2016-2017 contest designed to improve student attendance and enrollment.

  • Brightwood College in Brownsville Celebrates National HVACR Technician Day June 22

    This day celebrates the more than 300,000 certified technicians who inspect, service and install HVACR systems in the United States.

  • Superhero Animals at Quinta Mazatlan!

    Bring the whole family for an evening of entertainment & education in the park! Family Summer Nights take place Thursday evenings June 1st-August 31st from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Cardenas Mazda to Award A New Car For Perfect Attendance

    Cardenas Mazda will award a brand new car valued at $21,500 to one deserving student at Brownsville Independent School District. This award will be granted to one graduating junior or senior who had perfect attendance within a six weeks period during the 2016-2017 school year.

  • ABRA-KADABRA! The Magic Dork

    Family Summer Nights take place Thursday evenings June 1st - August 31st from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Brightwood College Campuses to Host Bring A Friend Event June 28

    The event is free and open to the public, as the community is invited to experience a day in the life of a Brightwood College student.

  • Local Texas Master Naturalist Chapter Offers Speakers to Local Groups

    Topics are about the Rio Grande Valley’s unique ecosystem from birds, butterflies, native plants and trees, shrimping the Gulf of Mexico, tracking, composting, water features on a budget, to amphibians and basket weaving using materials found in nature.

  • American Red Cross Honors Several Law Enforcement Agencies

    The Red Cross was celebrating their 100-year anniversary. 

  • Spring Break Public Workshop Scheduled

    South Padre Island residents are encouraged to attend the workshop to review current requirements and potential new components to ordinances.

  • Travis Planting Milkweed

    Monarch Waystation Planted at South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center

    Local Boy Scout, Travis Camacho, of Boy Scout Troop #59 has planted a 60 square yard certified “Monarch Waystation” on South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center grounds. The “Troop #59 Monarch Waystation” is Travis’ Eagle Scout Service Project, a requirement to become an Eagle Scout. 

  • McAllen Wins $20,000 Grant as Part of National ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Campaign

    During Earth Month, the public voted for parks and park projects to receive grants for improvements.

  • Miss South Padre Island Scholarship Pageant

    Miss South Padre Island Scholarship Pageant

    Miss South Padre Island 2017 will be crowned on May 27. Elite Productions is seeking applicants who live in the Rio Grande Valley and are between the ages of 5 and 24. The beachwear portion of the competition will be held at Clayton’s on May 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm, and the full pageant will be held at the South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau on May 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm   

  • County employee instructing a student how to use a voting machine.

    PSJA ISD students gain experience using voting machines during class elections

    Students at PSJA North Early College High School experienced what it is like to vote using actual voting machines.

  • Owner of ‘Little Graceland’ Dies

    Simon Vega served in the Army with Elvis Presley and ran a museum to celebrate the musician. 

  • S.P.I. city employee receives Rising Star Award

    Araceli Sanchez, human resources generalist, has received The Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA) Rising Star Award

  • Two PSJA Memorial Early College High School seniors awarded Terry Scholarships

    Students are selected based on three criteria: academic excellence, leadership potential and financial need.

  • PSJA student to be part of Meet & Greet at local Hollywood Film Premier

    Local student returned from the Hollywood premier of her big screen debut of “How to be a Latin Lover."

  • South Padre Island hosts surfing competition

    The South Padre Island Open takes place Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23.

  • Free fitness classes at PSJA ISD as part of statewide community challenge

    Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA) and City of Pharr teamed up for a 12-week health competition and have provided a variety of free fitness classes every week.

  • Hibiscus flower

    The Harlingen Council of Garden Clubs presents its 48th Flower Show

    48th Harlingen Flower Show set for March 25 and 26

  • Tropical Texas Behavioral Health Celebrates IDD Month

    March is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Awareness Month across the nation.  The purpose of this month is to bring awareness to our local communities about the value and the needs of persons with an IDD diagnosis.

  • Motorcade Formed to Honor Truck Driver Killed in Crash

    The funeral was held on Monday. 

  • The team with Ford NGL representatives, PSJA Superintendent Dr. Daniel King, PSJA CTE Director Griselda Quintanilla and Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez during the special check presentation during the district's Engineers Week event.

    PSJA Memorial Tech Club Awarded $5,000 to Create Community IT Engagement Center

    ALAMO - PSJA Memorial Early College High School's Technology Club was recently awarded a $5,000 prize after submitting a video to the 2017 Ford STEM High School Community College. They proposed to create the Community IT Engagement in the tri-city area. According to the students, they saw a need within the community. Their proposal to create this community center would promote the use of technology in the area and support community economic growth. With help from the City of Pharr

  • Hands & Hearts: Brunch and Auction to Benefit La Posada Providencia

    HARLINGEN, TX - La Posada Providencia, a shelter for homeless, men women and children, will host its seventh annual brunch and auction at the La Sierra Event Center in Harlingen this Saturday, February 4, 2017,. The fundraising event will begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon. Proceeds will benefit La Posada’s shelter programs designed to help its homeless clients. Tickets are $40 per person in advance / $45 per person at the door. For more information or to make a reservation, conta...

  • Prime Healthcare Foundation to Purchase Mission Regional Medical Center

    The regional medical center signed a letter of intent. 

  • H-E-B Truck Driver Honored for Reaching Milestone

    The truck driver reached 3 million miles of driving safely without an incident.

  • Organization Informs Parents How Income Tax Impacts Student Financial Aid

    La Union del Pueblo Entero wants parents to know how income tax returns impact their students’ financial aid opportunities.

  • Online Social Security Replacement Forms Available Feb. 1

    The forms are not available for people who receive Supplemental Security Income.

  • Harlingen Medical Center Hosts $5 Masquerade Jewelry Sale

    HARLINGEN – The Harlingen Medical Center will host its $5 Masquerade Jewelry Sale on January 23 and 24. The sale will be at the hospital’s Medical Office Building Conference Room, located at 5505 South Expressway 77. It will start at 7 a.m. on both days and is open to the public. The Masquerade $5 Jewelry sale will sell items, including watches, rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, sunglasses, scarfs, wallets and tech gadgets. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. The...

  • South Padre Island Appoints New Fire Chief

    The South Padre Island City Council announced a new fire chief. The title was appointed to Doug Fowler. He will assume his role Feb. 13. 

  • 2 More Days Added to Harlingen Holiday Stroll

    The event will feature shopping and visits from Santa.

  • South Padre Island Parade Route

    Temporary Road Closures During The South Padre Island Christmas Parade

    Padre Island, TX: On Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 the City of South Padre Island will be hosting the South Padre Island Christmas Parade. The parade will start on Padre Boulevard southbound from Mars Lane to Red Snapper Street. The City of South Padre Island Police Department...

  • Arturo Rodriguez winner of the I.E. Scott Award

    Brownsville Public Health and Wellness Director Receives Public Health Award

    Arturo Rodriguez currently serves as co-president of the Brownsville-Matamoros Bi-National Health Council.

  • Free Glucose and Blood Pressure Screenings on World Diabetes Day

    WESLACO – The Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association will have free glucose and blood pressure screenings. On Monday, November 14, World Diabetes Day, the association will offer free screenings from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • City of Elsa Awarded 2016 Municipal Excellence Award

    ELSA – The City of Elsa was recognized for its reimaging campaign. At the Texas Municipal League Annual Conference and Exhibition, Elsa received the 2016 Municipal Excellence Award in the Management Innovations category. Members of the Elsa city council and staff accepted the award at the Austin Convention Center in October. City leaders were recognized for taking a pro-active approach to addressing poverty, deindustrialization, and economic strati...
  • The Solid Waste Management Department and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Create Community Engaged Scholarship Partnership

    EDINBUG – The Solid Waste Management Department and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will join to create the Community Engaged Scholarship Partnership. The event is scheduled for Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It will be at the Solid Waste Department located at 8601 North Jasman Road. A group of both graduate and undergraduate students in the Environmental Sociology program at UTRGV will participate in the event. The goal is to learn about the community’s ...
  • Hidalgo Co. Agencies Hosting Property Tax Presentation

    The public is welcomed to the event with an open forum to ask property tax questions.

  • Heart Gallery 2016

    The Women’s Bar Section and the Hidalgo County Bar Foundation will host the Heart Gallery. It is the grand opening of the ninth annual gallery in Hidalgo County. 

  • AARP Texas Presents Ollie Besteiro with 2016 Andrus Award

    AARP is honoring a Rio Grande Valley native for her community service. 

  • Legal Clinic to Offer Veterans Free Bankruptcy Advice

    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and the Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the Texas State Bar will hold a Bankruptcy Clinic for veterans.

  • Traffic Report for the Tuesday, Oct. 4

    Traffic Report for the 10/4/2016 

  • McAllen Police Officer Receives Customer Service Award

    The officer was recognized for the way he handled a traffic accident.

  • Vannie Cook Clinic Receives $50,000 from Hyundai Hope on Wheels

    The Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer and Hematology Clinic is one of 18 recipients across the country to receive a 2016 Hyundai Impact Grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW) and McAllen-area Hyundai dealers. 

  • Life in the Empty Nest: Four Tips to Help Parents Make the Adjustment

    WACO - Tens of thousands of parents of new college freshmen will experience something new in the next few weeks: silence. Change will come as students move from their homes to college campuses across the nation. For the parents left behind, that pivot to the “empty nest” and ...

  • Community Comes Together for Operation “Hug a Cop”

    The special event took place Friday morning in Weslaco.

  • Week-Long Preparedness Camp Open to RGV Teens

    Subjects will include first aid, fire safety and search and rescue.

  • Organizations Raise Awareness about Sexual Assault

    UTRGV partnered Wednesday with several organizations to raise awareness amongst students about sexual assault through an event called “Denim Day.”

  • Catholic War Veterans Commander Visits RGV

    A small crowd gathered at McAllen Miller International Airport to welcome Arminda Crawford, the first female national commander for the Catholic War Veterans.

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, PSJA Partner to Create School Based Health Center

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD have joined in a partnership to provide a new school-based health center. The center will be located in San Juan and will provide more than 32,000 students, faculty and staff with affordable health services. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, April 20. 

  • Pharr Police Department Receives Nearly Half-A-Million Dollars

    The Pharr Police Department received nearly half a million dollars on Thursday.

  • Researchers Offering Free Type I Diabetes Screenings

    Type I diabetes, previously known as juvenile diabetes, is increasing worldwide.

  • Concert Helps Fund STARS Scholarship

    On Thursday, the band “Train” played at the State Farm Arena to raise money for the South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS) scholarship fund.

  • Teach For America Hosts Guest Teachers

    Teach for America kicked off its annual guest teacher program this week.

  • WWII Veteran to be Buried on Thursday

    A POW World War II veteran will be laid to rest in the upper Rio Grande Valley on Thursday.

  • Teach The Children Awarded $1,000

    Contribution is part of South Texas Electric Cooperative Charitable Giving program.

  • Brownsville Woman Wins $1 Million Mega Millions Prize

    A Brownsville resident matched all the numbers, except the Mega Ball number.

  • 3 Rio Grande Valley Schools Nominated for National Award

    TEA announced nominees for 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition.

  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance to Host Community Health Fair

    Doctors Hospital at Renaissance will host a community health fair. The 10th Annual Health Fair is dedicated to the health and wellness needs of the Rio Grande Valley. It will take place Saturday, January 23 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Edinburg Conference Center.

  • Wild Horse, Burro Adoption Returns to Mercedes

    An adoption event will be held at the livestock showgrounds for wild horses and burros.

  • McAllen Hosts Police Appreciation Day

    The McAllen North Rotary Club hosted its first police appreciation day. McAllen police and their families were honored at a formal luncheon at the McAllen convention center.

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